ERIC Number: ED224603
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide for the Kindergarten Teacher.
Detroit Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Curriculum Development Services.
Intended to assist kindergarten teachers and others interested in the kindergarten programs of the Detroit, Michigan, public schools, this guide briefly discusses the practices and philosophy underlying the existing program. Specifically, the guide introduces the kindergarten curriculum areas (which consist of language and physical development, science, music, social studies, mathematics, and art), outlines kindergarten objectives, and describes use of the Detroit Objective Referenced Testing Program at the kindergarten level. In addition, the guide provides teachers with directions for informal observation of children's reading readiness, details the kindergarten schedule, and specifies the qualities of an effective kindergarten teacher. Finally, a bibliography of books and articles relevant to early childhood education is included. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Detroit Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Curriculum Development Services.